Posts Tagged ‘spring’

Can Humidity Levels Impact My Home?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Since hardwood floors are a natural product, temperatures and humidity levels in your home influence them. When humidity levels are higher, such as in the summer, wood floors expand. On the other hand, when humidity levels fall, the wood floors will contract. This cycle can cause damage and wear to your wood floors over time. Here are some ideas you should consider to fix the influence of rising and falling humidity levels on your hardwood floors.116590

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Best Hardwood Floors for Pet Owners

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

We all love our pets, but sometimes we’re not always very happy with what they can do to our homes. Shedding, scratching, and trailing dirt are just some of the not so fun dilemmas pet owners have to deal with. So, can pets and hardwood floors live happily together?

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When To Use Engineered Floors

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Engineered floors are a great alternative to solid hardwood floors. Since there are advantages and disadvantages to both types of wood, the choice can come down solely to your preference. There are, however, situations where using engineered floors are favorable. Here are the instances in which engineered floors may be the best fit for your home.

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The Effects of Humidity and Dry Air on Your Hardwood Floors

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Now that spring is here and summer is around the corner, humidity will be a huge issue for homes. With its high moisture content, it can cause expansion, cupping, and buckling to hardwood floors in your home. Not only that, but dry air can also be a problem. It can cause separation within boards, shrinkage, and cracks.

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